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February 18, 2008

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Chris Brown Joining Kanye West's Glow in the Dark Tour?


February 18, 2008 09:53:35 GMT


Rumors are circulating that Chris Brown will also be tapped as one of the supporting acts of Kanye West. According to MediaTakeOut.com, a source told them that organizers are negotiating with Brown's management to include him in the tour which could be one of the biggest-grossing events this year.

An insider told MediaTakeOut.com, "Chris will definitely be a part of the tour .... it's just a question of how much of a role he'll play." No representative from West or Brown's camp have commented on this.
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Will Ferrell Joined by Co-Stars in Funny or Die Tour for 'Semi-Pro'

February 18, 2008 09:21:12 GMT


"Arrested Development" actor Will Arnett and the co-star of Javier Bardem in "No Country for Old Men" Woody Harrelson have been signed to join Will Ferrell in the sold-out campus tour "Will Ferrell's Funny or Die Comedy Tour" promoting the upcoming sport comedy movie "Semi-Pro".

According to Hollywood Reporter, the two actors will be joining the film's star and comics Zach Galifianakis, Demetri Martin and Nick Swardson for the rest of the eight-venues tour. They will start performing as the tour resumes on February 22 at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill after a short break.
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Alien Ant Farm Reuniting With Original Members

February 18, 2008 08:56:11 GMT


The year 2008 may see the return of alternative rock band, Alien Ant Farm. The band that had a brief hiatus in late 2006 had remained stale for almost two years but now have announced that the original members will team up over the Summer.

Best known for their rendition of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal", the band will be back with two original line-ups that quit during their hey-day. Bassist Tye Zamora and guitarist Terry Corso are coming back for good.
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'G.I. Joe' Cast in the U.S. President

February 18, 2008 08:47:18 GMT


The action hero film "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" has found the perfect man to depict the President of the United States. According to Latino Review, the Stephen Sommers' film has cast Jonathan Pryce to play the most important man in the U.S.

Though reportedly the character is considerably minor, Pryce's role still plays an important part in the action adventure movie to be released on August 7, 2009. In joining the cast, the actor will act alongside Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Ray Park, Marlon Wayans and many others.
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Saw IV and V Writers Hired for 'Hellraiser'

February 18, 2008 07:53:29 GMT


The remake of 1987 horror, "Hellraiser", has found new screenwriters to bring the chiller to the big screen. According to ShockTillYouDrop, the Weinstein Company have signed Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton to pen the horror film's script.

Dunstan and Melton made their debut in filming industry with their horror comedy thriller "Feast" released on September 22, 2006. They, both then joined the team of successful horror feature series "Saw" to pen the fourth and fifth installment of the thriller starring Tobin Bell.
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'There Will Be Blood' Lost the Golden Bear Award to Brazilian Corruption Film

February 18, 2008 07:18:11 GMT


Though loved and praised by many film critics, "There Will Be Blood" didn't manage to bring home the prestigious Golden Bear Award from the 58th Annual Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday, February 17. The crime drama lost the top prize from another crime drama from Brazil entitled "The Elite Squad" about police corruption and gang violence.

Despite losing the prestigious kudo, "Blood" still managed to bring home two Silver Bear prizes. The film about a cold-blooded oil man landed Best Director prize for helmer Paul Thomas Anderson. On the occasion, the director whose film "Magnolia" got the 2000's Golden Bear humbly commented on his win, "Daniel is an actor who makes any director look like a good director." The film which nominated for 8 Oscars also nailed the Outstanding Artistic Contribution in Music for Radiohead's guitarist Jonny Greenwood.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Naomi Campbell Engaged to Brazilian Billionaire Marcus Elias?!

February 18, 2008 06:47:08 GMT


Has been romantically linked to numbers of men, it is safe to say that Naomi Campbell has finally found the man of her life. The British supermodel has fueled engagement report after she was spotted sporting an engagement ring, which was widely believed to be given to her by Brazilian billionaire Marcus Elias.

Naomi and Marcus reportedly met just two weeks ago at a Vogue party in Sao Paolo and soon thereafter became very close together. Marcus was said to arrive at the party with local actress and model Ildi Silva but he soon switched his attention to Naomi. And so, the twosome ended the evening cuddling up together.
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British Star Minnie Driver Rumored to Be Pregnant

February 18, 2008 06:32:52 GMT


Minnie Driver has fueled pregnancy rumors after she was spotted leaving a Los Angeles clinic.

Minnie, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1997 film "Good Will Hunting," was spotted at a Los Angeles doctor's office looking at sonograms with a pal thus prompted pregnancy speculation.
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David Beckham and Victoria Adams Commemorated Secret Second Wedding with New Tattoo

February 18, 2008 05:06:54 GMT


David Beckham and Victoria Adams' secret second wedding has been revealed.

The husband and wife, who've been considered by many as one of the hottest celebrity couples, have reportedly renewed their wedding vows in secret and commemorated it with a new tattoo.
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Natalie Portman Set to Direct 'A Tale of Love and Darkness'


February 18, 2008 04:44:50 GMT


Reported earlier that the depicter of Padme Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy Natalie Portman has expressed her desire to take charge behind the camera, it is said that the Golden Globe-winning actress has been set to make her directorial debut. According to New York Post's gossip column Page Six, the 26-year-old actress has been set to helm a film project in Hebrew "A Tale of Love and Darkness".

The Israeli-born Hollywood star revealed to W magazine about her interest in the adaptation project of Amos Oz's memoir saying, "I've been reading Oz since high school, and when I read his biography I just sort of saw it." On taking her first part behind the camera, she earlier told Variety about the project stating, "We all have the same desire to make meaningful and artistically fulfilling films and are committed to the idea of stories leading to greater empathy and action for world issues."
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Video Premiere: Westlife's 'Us Against the World'


February 18, 2008 04:37:24 GMT


Westlife decided to put up their old photos for fans to watch on their new music video. The pop band premiered the video for "Us Against the World" that opens with childhood photos of the four members, Nicky Byrne, Shane Filan, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily.

Their manager Louis Walsh made a cameo in it along with ex-member Brian McFadden although the latter was only in pictures, footage of old concerts and previous press releases. Rumor has it that creator Simon Cowell did not approve the first version of the video, causing the band to re-shoot it.
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Amy Winehouse Put on Methadone for the Brit Awards, Hubby in Drugs Overdose

February 18, 2008 04:15:30 GMT


The Amy Winehouse drama keeps going on. The British troubled singer, who recently left residential treatment at the Capio Nightgale hospital, has reportedly been put on methadone and prescription drugs with the intention that she could attend the forthcoming BRIT Awards.

Amy was praised for her performances of "Rehab" and "You Know I'm No Good" at the 50th annual Grammy Awards held last Sunday, February 10, during which she won 5 awards. Hot on the heels of the Brit Awards, slated to take place Wednesday, February 20, the songbird has agreed to perform her single "Love Is A Losing Game," as well as "Valerie" with Mark Ronson.
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Ludacris Seeks Talented Songwriters for WeMix


February 18, 2008 04:09:48 GMT


Ludacris has opened up a chance for public to get a share of limelight like him. The rapper launches a website that seeks talented songwriters who will be required to submit their homemade music to the site.

WeMix.com allow musicians to submit either original songs, riffs, beats, vocals or all of them. Those who join the community will be able to listen, collaborate with each other and vote which will be the "Track 1" or the so-called winner. "Track 1" creator will hit the studio with Ludacris and other "All-Stars" and has his or her creation put on the WeMix playlist.
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'Jumper' Knocked Critics Off by Landing Atop Box Office

February 18, 2008 03:59:29 GMT


Criticized for being depending only on special effects, the sci-fi adventure "Jumper" proved otherwise as the film starring Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson jumped to the top of the domestic box office chart. At the end of this three-days weekend which ended on Sunday, February 17, the film pulled in $27.4 million and has grossed $34 million since its debut on Thursday, February 14.

On getting a head start by releasing the globe-trotting thriller on the Valentine's Day, the distribution executive of the 20th Century Fox, Bert Livingston reasoned, "Valentine's Day has become a great movie-going day." He further explained, "Even though kids are not out of school and people are working, it's still a holiday in the sense that in the evening, men take their wives, or girlfriends and boyfriends go out. Everybody goes to the movies."
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Video Premiere: Vanessa Carlton's 'Hands on Me'

February 18, 2008 03:41:46 GMT


The music video for Vanessa Carlton's second single from "Heroes and Thieves" has been premiered on Yahoo! Music. "Hands on Me" is made the follow up to first single "Nolita Fairytale" and will be released tomorrow February 19.

The clip was directed by Marc Klasfeld who had previously helmed the music videos for Carlton's breaking through single "A Thousand Miles" and two others; "Ordinary Day" and "Nolita Fairytale". Carlton was shown lying on a bed being caressed by a man's hand while there's also a shot of her leaning on her piano but not playing it.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paris Hilton Performed Burlesque Show to Celebrate Her 27th Birthday, the Video

February 18, 2008 03:19:33 GMT


Paris Hilton proved to have been well prepared to turn her 27th birthday in a big way and of course in style. The socialite turned 27 Sunday, February 17, and celebrated the day by performing with The Pussycat Dolls at Pure Nightclub inside Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Saturday night, February 16.

She reportedly started the night in black S&M inspired lingerie at the lounge introducing the Dolls before then performed together with the all-girl music group and was presented with a birthday cake.
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2008 BRIT Awards' Top 5 'Single' Nominees Announced

February 18, 2008 03:03:21 GMT


The nominees of Single of the Year at the upcoming 2008 BRIT Awards have been downsized from ten to mere five. Those 'surviving' the cut are Mika's "Grace Kelly", Take That's "Shine", The Hoosiers' "Worried About Ray", Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" and Mark Ronson's "Valerie" feat. Amy Winehouse.

The five British singles have beat out five others that include James Blunt's "1973", Kaiser Chiefs' "Ruby", Mutya Buena's "Real Girl", Sugababes' "About You Now" and Kate Nash's "Foundation". Voting for the winner on this category has been opened for British public on the official site.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Orlando Bloom and Rumored Girlfriend Miranda Kerr Caught Canoodling

February 18, 2008 02:44:06 GMT


Have repeatedly denied a romance, Orlando Bloom and his rumored lover Miranda Kerr have been caught canoodling together.

The Hollywood heartthrob and the Australian supermodel were spotted canoodling on a sidewalk after a late night out in London last week. That's not all, Bloom was also said to have treated Miranda to a holiday in upmarket East Hampton on New York's Long Island recently.
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Sean Bean to Marry Actress Girlfriend Georgina Sutcliffe on February 19, 2008

February 18, 2008 02:34:56 GMT


Now that it's been a month after he suddenly called off what would have been his fourth wedding just 24 hours before it was due to take place, Sean Bean is said to have been finally ready to wed actress girlfriend Georgina Sutcliffe and is planning tie the knot Tuesday, February 19.

Bean, a film and stage actor, was due to wed Georgina in a register office service at Old Marylebone Town Hall in Central London earlier last month. He, however, called it off due to what was cited as "personal issues."
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Video Premiere: Flo Rida's 'Elevator' Feat. Timbaland

February 18, 2008 02:34:40 GMT


'Low' hitmaker Flo Rida has moved on with the promotion of his second single from debut album "Mail on Sunday". Despite the fact that "Low" has been at #1 on Billboard Hot 100 for more than 8 weeks, the rapper released the music video for next single "Elevator".

The song which is produced and featuring Timbaland is made the official second single even though the track "Birthday" has been on the street first before "Low". "Elevator" has entered the Hot 100 chart at #116 and Hot R'n'B Songs chart at #100.
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Video Premiere: Jim Jones' 'Love Me No More/Byrdgang Money'

February 18, 2008 02:16:15 GMT


BET have premiered a new video from rapper Jim Jones for his new single "Love Me No More/Byrdgang Money". The song is the first single from Jones' mixtape "Harlem's American Gangster" which will be released tomorrow, February 19.

According to some reports, the mixtape has actually been released sometime ago in limited edition. However, with the help from Dame Dash, Jones re-mastered and remixed the mixtape for further release.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Heather Mills and Paul McCartney Reportedly Settled Their Divorce with 108 Million Dollar Settlement

February 18, 2008 02:06:19 GMT


The very public and bitter divorce of Heather Mills and estranged husband Paul McCartney has reportedly come into an end. With many other news media reported that the battle could wrap up by Monday, February 18, the New York Daily News claimed the pair have already settled their divorce with a whopping $108 million settlement being awarded to Mills.

The soon-to-be-former couple are said to have the amount of money broken down to a $40 million lump sum and $5 million more every year until four-years-old daughter Beatrice turns 18. The divorce settlement, still according to the Daily Mail, includes a strict confidentiality agreement.
 
 
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